Lorraine Fox, PhD
Lorraine holds a doctorate in clinical psychology and a doctoral certificate in Organizational Development, and is a Certified Child Care Worker. She has been working for forty eight years in child and youth care work in the human services field. Lorraine has been a direct service worker, a supervisor, a clinical director, an Executive Director, and Assistant Professor. She has delivered keynote addresses locally, nationally and internationally, and has presented at conferences and provided training and consultation services for a variety of service organizations in the United States, Australia, Canada, Guam, England, Scotland and Czechoslovakia. In addition to extensive work with private service agencies, Lorraine is a contract instructor with the University of California, Davis, and the San Diego State University Foundation, training public service employees serving welfare and child protective clients and their community partners. In addition, Lorraine has a long standing relationship with the California Community Colleges Foster and Kinship Care Education Programs providing training for substitute caregivers and Foster Care and Adoption agencies. She was awarded the Outstanding Service Award for Excellence in Teaching by the UC-Davis. Lorraine has published scholarly articles, writes a monthly Parenting column for her church newsletter, and co-authored an internationally recognized training curriculum. Lorraine has appeared on radio and television in the U.S., Canada, and Australia. She is listed in many Who’s Who publications, and has been a consulting editor for the Journal of Child and Youth Care.